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The District of Elbasan (Albanian: Rrethi i Elbasanit) is one of the thirty-six districts of Albania, part of Elbasan County. It has a population of 224,689 (2010 estimate), and an area of 1,372 km². It is in the centre of the country, and its capital is Elbasan. The district consists of the following municipalities: * Belsh * Bradashesh * Cërrik * Elbasan * Fierzë * Funarë * Gjergjan * Gjinar * Gostimë * Gracen * Grekan * Kajan * Klos * Labinot-Fushë * Labinot-Mal * Mollas * Papër * Rrasë * Shalës * Shirgjan * Shushicë * Tregan * Zavalinë


Elbasan is a city which is located in central Albania. It falls alongside the banks of the Shkumbin River. Elbasan is one of the few large cities in Albania. Pre World War I it housed a few medieval buildings and mosques with cobbled streets and markets called Bazar. This town witnessed Catholic population after quite some time and therefore its architecture is a mixture of Medieval Buildings and Modern Style Architecture. 

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Facts and Stats for Elbasan*

  • Pollution Statistics in Elbasan

    Know the pollution level of Elbasan before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 74.42 (High)
    • Water Pollution 65.13 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 52.63 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 63.75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 62.82 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 65 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 68.9 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 61.88 (High)
  • Elbasan: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Elbasan for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Elbasan.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.68 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 39.11 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.74 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 80.08 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.1 (Low)
    • Attacks 29.03 (Low)
    • Drug offense 47.98 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.92 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 56.97 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 31.97 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.71 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40.73 (Moderate)
  • Living in Elbasan - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Elbasan is 95.67 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 60.14 (High)
    • Climate Index 86.28 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 79.85 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 48.5 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 41.12 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 51.41 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 17.1 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 37.43 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Elbasan

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Elbasan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.67 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.54 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 52.06 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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